Methods, Tools & Industrial Informatics Applications

In this area, various peripheral aspects of industrial informatics are considered. The concrete topics span a large area consisting of, for example, cyber security, risk assessment, definition of future job roles, or creating further education courses for the automotive industry. Students can also contribute their own ideas, as long as they are related to industrial informatics.

Research area

  • Industrial Informatics
  • Smart Systems

Thesis Type

  • IT-Project / Project / Seminar
  • BSc Thesis
  • Master Thesis

Goals and Tasks

  • Assist in the development of the DRIVES learning platform SW for future job roles, certification exchange and accreditation in the automotive industry.
  • Improve and refine an existing vehicle simulation tool for calculating CO2 emissions for heavy-duty vehicles (VECTO).
  • Support the development of a cyber security training programme.
  • Identify and describe best practices and patterns for industrial cyber security, safety and risk assessment.

Required Prior Knowledge

  • Most important: Interest for the topic!
  • Required: The willingness to get involved in a difficult topic and to spend a lot of time on it (perseverance and tenacity!)




6-12 months